In 1987, on the occasion of its 30th anniversary, the Colgate Palmolive factory in Compiègne opened its doors to four photographers for them to have a cross vision of the company. This assignment will be the subject of the book The Factory, but was not made a public exhibition. As part of the biennial Usimages, three of the photographers, John Vink, Thierry Girard, and Richard Kalvar, have agreed to reedit and present these images again. If I kept Richard Kavlar for the end, it’s because he’s the only one to have reintroduced humans in the angular and random setting of...
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